Coal may not be king in Ohio's 78th House District anymore, but it sure is throwing around money like a king, at least in contributions to state Rep. Larry Householder, the heir apparent of the House Speakership in 2002.

Householder, R-Perry County, reported that his campaign raised $285,378 in contributions last year, and more than $67,000 worth of the contributions came from people affiliated with coal companies. The rest of the money came from lobbyists, individuals and organizations around Ohio and the country.

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